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A U.N. commission has approved an international standard for the veterinary drug ractopamine, a feed additive to promote leanness in pigs.

A new Certified Swine Manager program is being introduced this fall to take pork producers to the next level in professionalism.

Results of a preliminary experiment conducted at the University of Illinois indicate that it may be possible to select pigs that can make efficient use of energy in less expensive feed ingredients, thus reducing diet costs.

BARNESVILLE, Ohio — The Barnesville Livestock Auction will be closed for three weeks — March 17, March 24 and March 31 — to fulfill...

COLUMBUS — The 2012 Ohio Pork Congress held in Columbus Feb. 7-8 honored Ohio’s pork industry standouts. The event showcased the latest trends and...

SALEM, Ohio — Two Oklahoma hog farms were the targets of a recent undercover investigation by the Humane Society of the United States, but...

COLUMBUS -- The annual Professional Pork Producers Symposium will be held during the 2012 Ohio Pork Congress Feb. 8 at the Crowne Plaza North in Columbus.

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. -- Hog production returned to profitability in 2011, but producers remain cautious about the future. This is evidenced by the modest expansion of the breeding herd as reported by USDA at the end of the year, said a Purdue University Extension economist.

HARRISBURG, Pa. -- The Supreme Champion swine at the 2012 Pennsylvania Farm Show was the winning Yorkshire, JTPS1 Flair 1-9, exhibited by James Parlett of Airville, Pa., York County.

PITTSBORO, N.C. -- In the world of local niche foods, raising heritage livestock is becoming just as popular as growing heirloom fruits and vegetables.